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Postnatal and Transitional Care Ward Midwife

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year Pa inclusive
Closing date
24 Jul 2024
If you are a compassionate and skilled midwife looking to make a meaningful impact in maternal care, we want to hear from you. Join our dedicated team at Edith Date Ward, where you will thrive in a role supported by two enthusiastic ward managers.

In this unique position, you won't be just another staff member -- you'll be a vital part of a caring and professional team, ensuring the best possible outcomes for mothers and their new-borns. With a dedicated discharge and EON midwife on every shift, you can focus on providing exceptional care in other critical areas, knowing that the discharge process is in expert hands.

This role is perfect for midwives eager to expand their skills and knowledge. We offer substantial development opportunities, especially in our neonatal transitional care, preparing you to handle complex situations with confidence and expertise.

So if you are ready to make your mark on this fantastic opportunity in one of London's leading Trusts, please get in contact with Yvette or apply within!

Main duties of the job

oThe post holder is expected to be an expert clinical midwife who will give advice and guidance on the midwifery care of women and pregnant people, babies and their families

o To provide midwifery care for in-patients during the postnatal period

o To support the day to day running of the Edith Dare Ward including multidisciplinary ward rounds

o Be a mentor to qualified midwives, students and support staff

o To work collaboratively with the Ward managers and Matrons to provide and develop high quality, safe and effective service

o To work collaboratively with patients and user representatives to develop the service in response to feedback received including local and national initiatives

o Directly responsible for staff management, recruitment, health and safety, audits and standard setting

o Maintain a high standard of professional expertise to ensure safe and evidence based care is provided in specific area.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications


  • Midwifery degree or equivalent
  • Mentorship or full SSSA preparation
  • Registered Midwife (on NMC register)



  • Completed 1 year post registration clinical experience working as an RM in the UK
  • Completed preceptorship course if applicable


  • Scrubbing in theatre
  • Worked within a continuity of carer pathway previously

Skills/knowledge/ abilities


  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to be flexible
  • Willing to work in all areas of maternity
  • Excellent clinical decision making skills
  • IV drugs administration and cannulation


  • FSRH letter of competency for contraceptive implant insertion

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Queen Charlotte's Hospital


W12 0HS

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